Praying Thy Kingdom Come in and around the Diocese of Gloucester

Published: Tuesday May 23, 2023

Thy Kingdom Come started on 18 May, here’s some examples of what’s happening in and around the Diocese of Gloucester to encourage and inspire you.



Prayer and worship at St Joseph’s Church, Lydney

On Saturday 27 May, Churches Together Lydney is hosting a drop-in prayer, praise and worship session at St Joseph’s Church, between 7am and 10am. Tea and toast is being served at 8.30am.

Churches together in Lydney | Facebook


School prayer space with Christ Church, Cheltenham

Coinciding with Thy Kingdom Come, and in the week post-SATS tests, a team from the church are hosting a reflective prayer space for children at Christ Church Primary School. An opportunity to pause, be still, reflect and think about relationships with others and the world we live in. The children have described the space as calming, peaceful, tranquil, reflective, relaxing, and soothing.

Christ Church Cheltenham | Facebook


Prayer Breakfast and Praise and Prayer evening at St Michael and All Angels, Bishop’s Cleeve

On Saturday 20 May, St Michael and All Angels kicked off Thy Kingdom Come with a Prayer Breakfast serving fresh fruits and continental breakfast in the church followed by a time of prayer. They are also holding a Praise and Prayer evening in the church at 7.30pm on Thursday 25 May.

St Michael and All Angels | Facebook


Prayer Walking at St Catharine’s, Gloucester

The Revd Jo Pestell and others from St Catharine’s Gloucester will be walking every street and road in the parish. They will be handing out postcards inviting people to come to the church or to scan a QR code to send in their prayer requests.

St Catharine’s Gloucester | Facebook



‘Pray for 5’ with Trinity Cheltenham

Trinity Cheltenham is inviting its followers on social media to choose their favourite colour scheme from a series of images and add text for the five names of those they are praying for, and then saving it as the home screen to remember those who they want to pray for.
Download the screens here: Trinity Cheltenham | Facebook



It’s not to late to join in. Visit the website to see the resources available: Read more here.

What ways are you praying for Thy Kingdom Come this year? Share with us at ku.gr1695311929o.coi1695311929dsolg1695311929@newo1695311929k1695311929

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